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4:3 (3:1)
  • KAKA (5', 90' PEN)
  • LUIS FABIANO (12')
  • JUAN (37')
  • Mohamed ZIDAN (9', 55')
  • Mohamed SHAWKY (54')

Referee Howard WEBB (ENG)

Summary

Last-gasp Kaka sinks brave Egypt

Last-gasp Kaka sinks brave Egypt

A last-gasp Kaka penalty snatched Brazil a 4-3 victory over a courageous Egypt in an exhilarating Group B opener at Free State Stadium. Dunga's side carried a two-goal cushion in at the break, but a quick-fire double had the Pharaohs level until the former FIFA World Player's second goal of the game injury time. It took Brazil just five minutes to break the deadlock. There appeared to ...

Highlights

Line-up

BRA
EGY
Substitute(s)
Coaches
DUNGA (BRA)
(EGY) Hassan SHEHATA
Officials
  • Referee: Howard WEBB (ENG)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Michael MULLARKEY (ENG)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Peter KIRKUP (ENG)
  • Fourth official: Matthew BREEZE (AUS)
  • Fifth official: Matthew CREAM (AUS)
  • Injured

Photos

  • Gilberto Silva of Brazil in action during match between Brazil and Egypt
  • Kaka of Brazil breaks forward with the ball during the FIFA Confederations Cup 2009 match between Brazil and Egypt.
  • Luis Fabiano of Brazil is tackled by Ahmed Fathi of Egypt.
  • Luis Fabiano of Brazil in action against Egypt.
  • Mohamed Zidan of Egypt celebrates scoring against Brazil.
  • Kaka of Brazil in action against Egypt. Kaka scored 2 goals in Brazil's 4-3 win.
  • Brazilian players appeal for a hand ball to referee Howard Webb during a match against Egypt.
  • A Brazil fan before the FIFA Confederations Cup 2009 Group B match between Brazil and Egypt on 15 June.
  • Lucio of Brazil during the FIFA Confederations Cup match between Egypt and Brazil.

Quotes

"We played two very demanding South American World Cup qualifiers before we came out here, and all we did in the training sessions for the Egypt match was to try and get the players back into shape. We almost paid for the lack of rhythm today." Dunga, Brazil coach

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    STATISTICS
    BrazilStatisticsEgypt
    17Shots12
    5Corner kicks3
    0Yellow cards1
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards1
    47%Possession (%)53%